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  • Pastoralists

    Equality, Hierarchy, And The State, 1st Edition

    By Philip Carl Salzman

    Drawing upon the author's extensive field research among pastoral peoples in the Middle East, India, and the Mediterranean, and on more than 30 years of comparative study of pastoralists around the world, Pastoralists is an authoritative synthesis of the varieties of pastoral life. At an…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • What Does Your Wife Do?

    Gender And The Transformation Of Family Life, 1st Edition

    By Leonard Beeghley

    In the past, a woman would routinely be asked what her husband did for a living. Increasingly, a man is likely to be asked what his wife does for a living. It's a small switch, but it signifies a revolution in gender roles and family life. Leonard Beeghley uses historical and international data to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Troubling The Angels

    Women Living With Hiv/aids, 1st Edition

    By Patricia A Lather, Christine S Smithies

    Educator Patti Lather and psychologist Chris Smithies observed and chronicled support groups for women diagnosed with HIV. Whether black, Latina, poor, or middle class, the women in these groups share the common bond of living with HIV/AIDS, and they describe how it affects their lives in terms…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Understanding Homosexuality, Changing Schools

    1st Edition

    By Arthur Lipkin

    Scholarship on homosexuality, gay and lesbian identities, history, and culture came to universities too late for most elementary and secondary school educators, leaving them unprepared to deal with these subjects. Moreover, some teacher education faculty still neglect these topics out of moral…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Visions Of Virtue In Popular Film

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Kupfer

    A work in both aesthetics and ethics, this book proceeds from the interplay of film and philosophy. It examines a group of first-rate popular movies to show how films which wonderfully entertain audiences also contain developed and important conceptions of virtue. By interpreting popular movies…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Voicing Power

    Conversations With Visionary Women, 1st Edition

    By Gail Hanlon

    This collection brings together a number of key interviews with some of the most interesting, visionary, and thought-provoking feminist theorists and activists now working in the United States. It provides a detailed exploration into their responses to feminist paradigm shifts, their analyses of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Unlikely Couples

    Movie Romance As Social Criticism, 1st Edition

    By Thomas E. Wartenberg

    In Unlikely Couples, Thomas E. Wartenberg directly challenges the view that narrative cinema inherently supports the dominant social interests by examining the way popular films about ?unlikely couples? (a mismatched romantic union viewed as inappropriate due to its class, racial, or gender…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • New Religions As Global Cultures

    Making The Human Sacred, 1st Edition

    By Irving Hexham, Karla Poewe

    In the face of the popular crusade to link new religious movements to dangerous cults, brainwashing, and the need for deprogramming, Irving Hexham and Karla Poewe argue that many cults are in fact the product of dynamic interaction between folk religions and the teachings of traditional world…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Transnational Religion And Fading States

    1st Edition

    By Susanne H Rudolph, James Piscatori

    Focusing on the dilution of state sovereignty, this book examines how the crossing of state boundaries by religious movements leads to the formation of transnational civil society. Challenging the assertion that future conflict will be of the ?clash of civilizations? variety, it looks to the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Inequality, Crime, And Social Control

    1st Edition

    By George S Bridges, Martha A Myers

    This book brings together the most recent advances in theory and research on the relationship between social inequality and the control of criminal behavior.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Hombres Y Machos

    Masculinity And Latino Culture, 1st Edition

    By Alfredo Mirande

    Although patriarchy, machismo, and excessive masculine displays are assumed to be prevalent among Latinos in general and Mexicans in particular, little is known about Latino men or macho masculinity. Hombres y Machos: Masculinity and Latino Culture fills an important void by providing an integrated…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • How We Think They Think

    Anthropological Approaches To Cognition, Memory, And Literacy, 1st Edition

    By Maurice E F Bloch

    These essays by one of anthropology's most original theorists consider such fundamental questions as: Is cognition language-based? How reliable a guide to memory are people's narratives about themselves? What connects the ?social recalling? studied by anthropologists to the ?autobiographical memory…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

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